Beware of People Who Know Exactly What to Do About Syria (And Be Glad You're Not Obama)

The Law of Unintended Consequences reigns supreme in the Middle East, and usually for the worse. An attack on Syria might be the wrong thing to do for the right reasons.

The acknowledgement that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s regime has apparently used chemical weapons has sparked renewed calls in Israel and in the United States for President Barack Obama to intervene in Syria’s ongoing civil war. The proposed modi operandi...